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MSc International Relations & Diplomacy

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The main philosophy of the program is to produce knowledgeable individuals who have a firm understanding of the theories and concepts in International Relations which they can apply to proffer solutions to global and national issues, problems or challenges.

Start Date

September or January entry

Duration

2 years (4 semesters)

Entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree

Fees

₦2,500,000

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Objectives:

  1. To produce a crop of scientifically minded individuals with vast knowledge of International Relations theories to distinguish themselves in areas of diplomacy and in the practice of foreign policy.
  2. To develop the student ability for objective and critical judgment to observe, understand and analyze political problems using diplomatic methods and techniques.
  3. To produce the requisite manpower with necessary skills and knowledge that can help in resolving international problems, conflict, and diplomatic challenges.
  4. To produce individuals who can contribute their quota to national development through knowledge of International Relations and Diplomacy

COURSE SUMMARY

You will study the following modules:

1st Year Courses

First Semester

S/N

C/R

Code

Course Title

CRH

1 C

IRD 811

Computer and Political Sciences Research

3
2 C

IRD 813

Theories of International Relations

3
3 C IRD 815

Methods and Techniques of Political Inquiry

3
4 C IRD 817

Statistical and Mathematical Models

3

5

E IRD 819 Arms Control and Disarmament 2

6

E IRD 821 International Law 2

7

E

IRD 823 Foreign Policy of Great Powers 2
Total    

 

21

Second Semester

S/N

C/R

Code

Course Title

CRH

1 C

IRD 816

Issues in Entrepreneurship

2

2

E

IRD 818

Diplomacy 2

3

C IRD 820 African International Relations 2

4

E IRD 822 International Economic Relations

2

5

E IRD 824 Comparative Strategic Studies 2

6

C IRD 826 Seminar 1

Total

      11


2nd Year Courses

First Semester

S/N

C/R

Code

Course Title

CRH

1 C

IRD 828

Dissertation  

2

C IRD 825 Seminars 2

Second Semester

S/N

C/R

Code

Course Title

CRH

1 C IRD 828 Dissertation 6

Total

      6

This course will cover the evolution and interaction of different states and societies around the globe, exploring the history of world politics. We consider how foreign policy decision-makers and international organisations respond in the face of war, social movements, terrorism, political struggles, democratic advances and setbacks.

Dr Anadi  Ngozi  Obeta

COURSE INFORMATION

Additional Information

Entry Requirements

  1. University Matriculation of 5 credit passes including English Language at O-Level; and
  2. Approved Bachelor’s Degrees with at least 2nd class lower division.
  3. Approved Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) from a cognate discipline with not less than an upper credit.

How will I be taught?

Teaching is carried out through a combination of interactive lectures supported by seminars, workshops, tutorials and informal one-to-one discussion. They encourage the development of clear analytical skills and create a forum where you can test your ideas against the arguments of your peers.

Career support

This course will prepare students with useful skills for careers in diplomatic services, international organisations, non-governmental organisations or international business.

Further Study

Opportunities for course progression include PhD Political Science.

Fees and Finance

In 2019/20 the full-time tuition fee postgraduate students on this course will be N2,500,000 (this is the total fee for the programme).  

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations.

For more information about funding, fees and finance please see link Fees and Finance 

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